Hancock, Maryland Population 2024

1,557

Hancock is a city located in Washington County Maryland. Hancock has a 2024 population of 1,557. Hancock is currently growing at a rate of 0.13% annually and its population has increased by 0.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,553 in 2020.

The average household income in Hancock is $59,185 with a poverty rate of 19.31%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Hancock is 37.8 years, 36.8 years for males, and 42.3 years for females.

Hancock Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hancock was:

  • White: 93.87%
  • Two or more races: 2.53%
  • Black or African American: 1.33%
  • Asian: 1.14%
  • Other race: 1.01%
  • Native American: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.8 sq mi
Density (mi²)
564.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
0.26% (4)
The current population of Hancock, Maryland is 1,557 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,553.

Hancock, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,48693.87%
Two or more races402.53%
Black or African American211.33%
Asian181.14%
Other race161.01%
Native American20.13%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Hancock Population by Race

Hancock Population Pyramid 2024

Hancock Median Age

37.8

Total

36.8

Male

42.3

Female

Hancock Adults

There are 1,227 adults, (318 of whom are seniors) in Hancock.

Hancock Age Dependency

74.1

Age Dependency Ratio

35

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hancock Sex Ratio

Female82351.99%
Male76048.01%

Hancock Population by Age

Hancock Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All7082.2451.748.3
Non Family2951.2241.458.6
Married2732.6873.626.4
Female963.4217.782.3
Male443.759.140.9
showing: 5 rows

2.85

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

51.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Hancock Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Hancock Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

Hancock Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$31,944

Average Earnings

$40,514

Average Male

$21,250

Average Female

Hancock Earnings by Educational Attainment

Hancock Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Hancock Language

98.62% of Hancock residents speak only English, while 1.38% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.24% of the population.

Hancock Language

Hancock Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,46730020.45%
Multiple4025%
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19.31%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.11%

Male Poverty Rate

23.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hancock

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hancock is White, with 20.45% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hancock is Multiple, with 5% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 35.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.58%.

Hancock Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.21%
High School18.82%
Some College13.54%
Bachelors or Greater
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Hancock Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed36%
Female Employed15.83%
Male Employed5.41%
Male Unemployed
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Hancock Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Hancock Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Hancock Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Hancock Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Hancock Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hancock Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Hancock Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

105

Number of Veterans

105

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Hancock Veterans by War

count

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Hancock Veterans by Age

count

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Hancock Veterans by Race

Hancock Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.86%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.86%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hancock Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

53.7%

Labor Force Participation

51.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Hancock Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Hancock Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

57.04%

Born in Hancock

98.48%

Native Born

1.52%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

1.07%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.48% of Hancock residents were born in the United States, with 57.04% having been born in Maryland. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Hancock Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,56720.13%
20281,56520.13%
20271,56320.13%
20261,56120.13%
20251,55920.13%
20241,55720.13%
20231,55520.13%
20221,55320.13%
20211,551-2-0.13%
20201,553221.44%
20191,531-4-0.26%
20181,535-5-0.32%
20171,540
20161,540
20151,540-8-0.52%
20141,548-9-0.58%
20131,557-2-0.13%
20121,559-2-0.13%
20111,56110.06%
20101,560
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Hancock Population by Year